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Maltose

Alternate Names

Dried Maltose Syrup, Maltose Syrup, Dried Malt Syrup, Malt Sugar, High maltose corn syrup

Description

Maltose is a malt sugar, or a sugar that develops during the fermentation process (beer). It is about one-third as sweet as table sugar and can be used as a sugar supplement by diabetics and in food marketed towards diabetics.

Maltose - Quick Stats
Names

Dried Maltose Syrup, Maltose Syrup, Dried Malt Syrup, Malt Sugar, High maltose corn syrup

Allergy Information

Uses

Nutrient, Stabilizer, Sweetener, Humectant

Additional Information



Found In

Cheese, processed foods, beer, cake, bread

Possible Health Effects

In studies on mice, it may cause tumors when injected under the skin. Excess ingestion may cause tooth decay.

Allergy Information

Soy, May be Genetically Engineered or Modified, Wheat (Gluten), Corn

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Copyright March 12, 2013




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